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Advance Directives and Patient Autonomy

 Categories:  Licensee-Patient Relationship

Advertising and Publicity

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

Availability of Licensees to Their Patients

 Categories:  Licensee-Patient Relationship

Care of the Patient Undergoing Surgical or Other Invasive Procedure

 Categories:  Clinical Practice

Child Maltreatment

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

Clinician Obligation to Complete a Certificate of Death

 Categories:  Clinical Practice, Ethics and Professionalism

Competence and reentry to the active practice of medicine

 Categories:  Termination of/Reentry to Medical Practice

Contact With Patients Before Prescribing

 Categories:  Clinical Practice, Licensee-Patient Relationship, Prescribing

Corporate Practice of Medicine

 Categories:  Clinical Practice, Ethics and Professionalism

Departures from or Closings of Medical Practices

 Categories:  Termination of/Reentry to Medical Practice

Guidelines for Avoiding Misunderstandings During Patient Encounters and Physical Examinations

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

HIV/HBV infected health care workers

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

Joint Statement on Medication Management of Pain in End-of-Life Care (Adopted by the North Carolina Medical Board, North Carolina Board of Nursing, and North Carolina Board of Pharmacy)

 Categories:  Clinical Practice, Licensee-Patient Relationship

Laser Surgery

 Categories:  Clinical Practice

Licensee Use of Innovative or New Treatment

 Categories:  Clinical Practice

MEDICAL RECORDS – Documentation, Electronic Health Records, Access, and Retention

 Categories:  Medical Records

Medical Testimony

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

Office-Based Procedures

 Categories:  Clinical Practice

Palliative Care and End-of-life Responsibilities

 Categories:  Clinical Practice, Licensee-Patient Relationship

Physician Practice Drift

 Categories:  Clinical Practice

Physician Supervision of Other Licensed Health Care Professionals

 Categories:  Clinical Practice

Policy for the Use of Audio or Visual Recordings in Patient Care

 Categories:  Clinical Practice, Ethics and Professionalism

Policy for the Use of Opioids for the Treatment of Pain

 Categories:  Clinical Practice, Prescribing

Professional Behavior Within the Healthcare Team

 Categories:  Clinical Practice

Professional Obligations Pertaining to Incompetence, Impairment, or Unethical Conduct of Licensees

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

Professional Use of Social Media

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

Referral Fees and Fee Splitting

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

Sale of Goods from Licensee’s Offices

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

Self-Treatment and Treatment of Family Members

 Categories:  Clinical Practice, Prescribing

Sexual Exploitation of Patients

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

Telemedicine

 Categories:  Clinical Practice, Prescribing

The Licensee-Patient Relationship

 Categories:  Licensee-Patient Relationship

The Medical Supervisor-Trainee Relationship

 Categories:  Clinical Practice

The Retired Physician/Licensee

 Categories:  Termination of/Reentry to Medical Practice

Unethical Agreements in Complaint Settlements

 Categories:  Ethics and Professionalism

What Are the Position Statements of the Board and to Whom Do They Apply?

Writing of Prescriptions

 Categories:  Clinical Practice, Prescribing